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Tackling the burden of injury in Australasia : developing a binational trauma registry

Davey, Tamzyn M., Pollard, Cliff W., Aitken, Leanne M., Fitzgerald, Mark, Bellamy, Nicholas, Cass, Daniel, Danne, Peter D., Griggs, William M., Cameron, Peter A., Atkinson, Robert N., Hamill, James, Rao, Sudhakar, Richardson, Drew B., & O'Connor, Christine (2006) Tackling the burden of injury in Australasia : developing a binational trauma registry. Medical Journal of Australia, 185(9), pp. 512-514.

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Abstract

Existing trauma registries in Australia and New Zealand play an important role in monitoring the management of injured patients. Over the past decade, such monitoring has been translated into changes in clinical processes and practices. Monitoring and changes have been ad hoc, as there are currently no Australasian benchmarks for “optimal” injury management. A binational trauma registry is urgently needed to benchmark injury management to improve outcomes for injured patients.

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ID Code: 28472
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Tamzyn Davey is currently a post-graduate student at QUT (School of Psychology and Counselling, CARRS-Q). This article is freely available via the Official URL.
ISSN: 0025-729X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance) (111711)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Deposited On: 26 Nov 2009 14:38
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:05

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